FACEBOOK BANS 7 ‘CYBER MERCENARY’ COMPANIES AND SENDS WARNINGS TO 48,000 PEOPLE BELIEVED TO BE TARGETED BY MALICIOUS ACTIVITY AFTER INVESTIGATION

On 16 December, the Guardian reported that Facebook has banned 7 “surveillance-for-hire” companies from its platforms and will send warning notices to 48,000 people who the company believes were targeted by malicious activity, following a months-long investigation.

https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2021/dec/16/facebook-bans-surveillance-companies-warnings-malicious-activity

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Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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